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Three former Dewey executives are accused of masterminding tens of millions of dollars' worth of fraudulent accounting entries that made Dewey appear healthier than it was while it suffered a severe cash shortage in the wake of the financial crisis. (Credit: Getty)

Dewey Trial Promises High-Stakes Slog For Both Sides

On Tuesday three former top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP will finally stand trial on criminal charges they committed fraud before the once-storied law firm’s downfall, a grind of a proceeding that will test the mettle of both sides and likely shape the legacy of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance.

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